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Environmental Voices: The 100th Anniversary of the Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon
January 11, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm$7 - $8
Stanley Temple, Beers-Bascom Professor Emeritus of Conservation, University of Wisconsin and Senior Fellow, Aldo Leopold Foundation, will present a program commemorating the 100th anniversary of the extinction of the Passenger Pigeon, once the most abundant bird in North America and probably the world. The presentation will cover how and why this disaster occurred, and how vital it is now to promote the conservation of species habitat, strengthen the relationship between people and nature, and foster the sustainable use of natural resources. Be sure to attend this timely and important program.